Tag Archives: English (Canada)

Corps a Corps (Touchées)

GRAPHIC NOVEL Attack, defend, hit and be hit… Women who have been victims of violence get a chance to rebuild themselves and reconnect with others thanks to a therapeutic fencing program. Lucie sleeps with a knife in her hand. She lives in fear, terrified by any man. Tamara is a fighter, constantly on guard: to […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

Groping for Stones to Cross the River (Traverser la rivière en tâtant les pierres)

ESSAY | SOCIETY The ten sayings presented in this book are collected from the daily life in China. I have chosen them because they have been loyal companions in my life as they can be in yours. They guide the heart towards the essential questions in life, the ones about death and our relationship with […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

Exiting Growth. A Handbook (Sortir de la croissance, mode d’emploi)

NON-FICTION | ECONOMICS | SOCIETY The myth has been dispelled: economic growth can no longer be defended as the best social and environmental policy. One of France’s most read economists challenges us to get off the growth merry-go-round. Economic development at all costs is no longer a universal goal, but a collective boundary we must […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

The Perfume of Iraq (Le parfum d’Irak)

GRAPHIC NON-FICTION This one of a kind graphic novel is a rare opportunity to catch a glimpse of a real, human, devastating Iraq through 1000 tweets and Léonard Cohen’s poignant illustrations. Feurat Alani is a French-Iraqi journalist. During the summer of 2016, dissuaded and disappointed by how Iraq is described in the media, he posts […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

The Art of Being Yourself. 23 exercises to free ourselves from our fears and to heal our wounds (L’Art et la manière d’être soi. 23 exercices pour nous affranchir de nos peurs et soigner nos blessures)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | SPIRITUALITY A Revolutionary New Approach to Our Own Unconscious Minds Have you ever felt like your life isn’t everything it should be? That your memories and fears are holding you back, keeping you from expressing your full potential? Are you constantly repeating self-sabotaging schemas without understanding why? If so, then like most […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

Our Lives. A Fight for Remembrance (Nos vies contre l’oubli)

HISTORY In conversation with Éric Fottorino and Laurent Greilsamer Beate and Serge Klarsfeld have devoted their lives to hunting down Nazis, ensuring they stand trial. Since the 1960s, the Klarsfelds’ fight has been for justice and, above all, remembrance. In these lively conversations, Beate and Serge Klarsfeld share their past and their present. They take […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

Light-Years: A History of Photography (Lichtjaren – Een geschiedenis van de fotografie)

PHOTOGRAPHY | ART We are surrounded by pictures, but what do we really know about the history of photography? Rooseboom shows us how photographs are made, meant, distributed, watched, used and misuse In Light-years, Hans Rooseboom explains how photography grew from nothing into the influential, popular and omnipresent medium it currently is. Rooseboom shows us […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

The Conductor (De Dirigent)

HISTORICAL FICTION Timely and relevant. — NRC HandelsbladIn these times of #MeToo and discussions on the glass ceiling, Peters brings a fascinating woman from history back to our attention and gives us the right story at the right time. — de Volkskrant Whoever thinks that we’ve come a long way over the past 100 years, […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

Princes not so Charming (Princes pas si charmants et autres illusions à dissiper ensemble)

COMIC SERIES In her latest book, Emma takes a new look at the “mental load” concept that put her on the map, and develops the political side of it. In this new volume, she addresses subjects like how we define “work,” women’s relationship to politics, the burden of the norm., and more. On the agenda: […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

Chasing Excellence

SPORT Ben’s ability to develop mental toughness and the approach he shares in Chasing Excellence is a game changer for athletes in any sport. — Javier Vazquez, Major League Baseball All-Star You need to know absolutely nothing about CrossFit to appreciate the wisdom and incisiveness of Chasing Excellence. Ben Bergeron has written a must-have handbook on […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )